Top Stories: Pro Hockey and Liquor License Complaints
Five stories worth a second look from the week of June 25.
We know it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should look at.
Heated meeting may lead to more hearings on Koullshi license: A recent meeting about the potential expansion of the liquor license for Koullshi—the smoking lounge under Tangierino Restaurant—left a number of people angry, and the Charlestown Neighborhood Council may hold more meetings on the matter.
Charlestown to send 45 to Pan-Mass Challenge: On August 4 and 5, 45 residents from Charlestown will pedal across the state as participants in the 33 annual Pan-Massachusetts Challenge. They will be among 5,500 cyclists who will ride with the collective goal of raising $36 million to support adult and pediatric cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. See the article for the full list of Charlestown riders.
Charlestown sends three to NHL, one to Bruins: A town that’s already hockey nuts now has one of its own waiting on the wings to wear the black and gold at TD Garden, and two more ready to play NHL hockey in other cities. The B’s drafted Townie Matt Grzelcyk in the third round of the NHL Draft. The Nashville Predators picked Jimmy Vesey, and the Carolina Hurricanes picked up Brendan Collier, who ESPN Boston named Mr. Hockey for 2012.
Navy Week comes to Charlestown: Boston Navy Week 2012 kicked off this week. Sure, that means that Charlestown is going to have more than its usual allotment of tourists (and traffic will probably be tough), but it also means that you have the opportunity to check out some cool international ships. See our list for everything you need to know about seeing the tall ships.
Long, long before MGH in Charlestown: Columnist Helen O’Neil this week brought us the story of 27 Harvard Square, a building that once offered medical attention to Charlestown’s residents.